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Lauinger Library Launches Three New Technology Spaces

By Kate Hwang October 21, 2023

Georgetown University Library’s Digital Scholarship Services, which provides technological resources for teaching and learning, launched three new technology spaces in Lauinger Library this semester. The...

Disability Culture Art Display Opens in Lauinger Library

Disability Culture Art Display Opens in Lauinger Library

By Anna Lim and Olivia Noreke October 12, 2023

The Disability Cultural Center (DCC), the department of art and art history and the Georgetown University Library jointly hosted the opening reception of an art exhibit on Oct. 11. The exhibit, titled...

Georgetown Library Features Book Exhibit for Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

By Hayley Young September 28, 2023

Georgetown’s Lauinger Library celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month with an exhibit of books purchased at the International Book Fair of Bogotá (FILBo). The book exhibit, titled “Lecturas...

Students Receive Free New York Times, Washington Post Access

Students Receive Free New York Times, Washington Post Access

By Georgia Russello January 20, 2023

Following months of student advocacy, Georgetown University students, faculty and staff now have free access to The New York Times (NYT) and The Washington Post.  Lauinger Library staff and the...

Suspension of Hybrid Classes Extended to March 8 as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Suspension of Hybrid Classes Extended to March 8 as COVID-19 Cases Rise

By Caitlin McLean February 25, 2021

Georgetown University undergraduate hybrid courses will remain fully virtual until March 8 as COVID-19 infections among students remain high. The university originally moved graduate and undergraduate...

2 Exhibits Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Lauinger

2 Exhibits Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Lauinger

By Giulia Testa February 21, 2020

Lauinger Library is celebrating its 50th anniversary with two exhibits honoring the evolution and history of the building since its opening in 1970. The main exhibit on the fifth floor of the library...

EDITORIAL: Invest in Lau Renovations

EDITORIAL: Invest in Lau Renovations

By Editorial Board January 17, 2020

Study spaces are an essential part of college campuses, and Georgetown University doesn’t have enough. To increase the total number of students that can be accommodated by university study spots, Georgetown...

VIEWPOINT: Transitions on a Newly Coed Campus

VIEWPOINT: Transitions on a Newly Coed Campus

By Bernadette Savard Tramm January 14, 2020

As astronaut Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon in July 1969 forever expanded humanity’s horizons, women setting foot on the Hilltop just a few weeks later transformed Georgetown University...

GELARDIN/FACEBOOK | Media equipment currently located in the Gelardin New Media Center on Lau 1 will be relocated to the circulation desk on Lau 3 in January 2020 as part of an effort for the library to centralize its resources.

Gelardin Media Equipment To Move to Lau 3rd Floor Circulation Desk

By Grace Buono November 22, 2019

Lauinger Library’s media equipment, currently located in the Gelardin New Media Center on the first floor of Lau, will relocate to the third-floor circulation desk in January 2020 to centralize the...

SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA | A visiting researcher was trapped on one of Lauingers lobby elevators in transit between the second and third floors before being rescued by first responders.

Impact Damages Lau Elevators, Trapping Visiting Researcher

By Connor Thomas November 15, 2019

A visiting researcher was trapped inside one of Lauinger Library’s main lobby elevators for about 45 minutes after it sustained damage around 4:30 p.m. Nov. 12. SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA | A visiting...

MAGGIE FOUBERG/THE HOYA | The American studies program, the oldest interdisciplinary program in Georgetown College, is celebrating 50 years with an exhibition at Lauinger Library.

American Studies Exhibition Celebrates 50 Years of the Program

By Liana Hardy October 29, 2019

Georgetown University’s American studies program is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an exhibit in Lauinger Library to recognize the program’s history as the oldest interdisciplinary program...

A graduate student study found lead above EPA-designated levels in multiple water sources on campus. | NATALIE ISE/THE HOYA

Graduate Student Study Finds Abnormal Lead Levels in Water Sources

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo September 6, 2019

Multiple water sources throughout the university’s main campus tested near or slightly above Environmental Protection Agency-designated action levels of lead concentrations, according to a study by...

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